SOLOMON BEN-ASHER, M.D.
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Acute disseminated lupus erythematosus is a systemic disease of multiform character, often manifested by erythematous lesions, prolonged fever, polyarthritis, endocarditis, nephritis, polyserositis, leukopenia and anemia. The primary organic changes, as described by Klemperer,1 consist of an involvement of the collagen and ground substance of the connective tissue.
The disease has a marked predilection for females and is most common in the second and third decades. A striking characteristic is the tendency for cutaneous and systemic manifestations to appear or recur after exposure to sunlight, ultraviolet light and roentgen-rays, and also following gold and bismuth therapy. The onset of the disease
BEN-ASHER S. RECURRENT ACUTE LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS DISSEMINATUS: REPORT OF A CASE WHICH HAS SURVIVED TWENTY-THREE YEARS AFTER THE ONSET OF SYSTEMIC MANIFESTATIONS*. Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:243–248. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-34-1-243
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(1):243-248.
Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatology.
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